Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 5

2-Feb-2009

SAUDI ARABIA

Traveling The New Silk Road: The Importance Of Cooperation For Energy Security

By Ali Naimi

The following article is an edited version of a presentation made by Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Naimi to the Special Ministerial Sessionof the Petrotech 2009 conference in New Delhi on 14 January.

The Silk Road of history was a series of trade routes transcribing East, West and South Asia and extending to the...